Swedish director Mikael Hafstrom may not have won a foreign-lingo Oscar for "Evil," but he returned from Hollywood to the news that the Swedish Film Institute had chipped in $815,000 for his new…
Australia's screen producers org bitterly criticized the government after studying the full text of the recently negotiated U.S.-Oz free trade agreement, released Thursday.
Darclight, the genre label of Arclight Films, has greenlit "Possession," which Peter James adapted from his novel.
New Line domestic distribution prexy David Tuckerman will be honored with the humanitarian award of the Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens.
Jerry Bruckheimer Films is negotiating a seven-figure deal to acquire the feature film rights to bestselling videogame "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time." Deal includes a script being penned by…
Universal Pictures has acquired rights to Scottish comics scribe Mark Millar's "Wanted" series for Marc Platt to produce. Previously, he penned "Superman: Red Son" for DC Comics.
Gary Oldman has inked to play Lt. James Gordon in "Batman Begins," director Christopher Nolan's take on the Caped Crusader, which has now started production in Iceland for Warner Bros. Pictures.
Strand Releasing has acquired all U.S. rights to German writer-director Faith Akin's gritty contemporary love story "Head-On," which was a surprise winner of the Golden Bear at last month's Berlin…
Warner Bros. Intl. Cinemas has flagged its intention to quit Taiwan to focus on the high-growth markets of China, Japan and Italy.
While fast-food lovers across the country may be heartbroken to learn McDonald's is phasing out the Super Size option of its menu, documaker Morgan Spurlock, who added inches to his waistline by…
Continuing to ramp up its production efforts in the U.S., September Films has named Alan Winters president of the company's American production unit.